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Makram Abu-Shakra
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Experimental Musician, Artist, Fiction Writer, and Spiritual Philosopher
Experimental Musician, Artist, Fiction Writer, and Spiritual Philosopher

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Reading at LitCrawl's InsideStorytime THE UNCANNY
I will be part of a group of five authors reading at LitQuake's LitCrawl event on Saturday Oct. 17th at 8:30 pm at Cafe Boheme, in the Mission District of San Francisco. InsideStorytime THE UNCANNY Unsettling performances by disturbing talents. Hosted by Ja...

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Finalist at 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards
Interplay: An Artist's Approach to Spirituality was named Finalist at the 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards .

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1st Place Award at Royal Dragonfly Book Awards
Interplay: An Artist's Approach to Spirituality won 1st Place in its category at the 2014 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards .

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Appearing at LitQuake's Off the Richter Scale: Life Stories
I will be part of a memoirist panel on Saturday, October 11th in San Francisco, Off the Richter Scale: Life Stories at the LitQuake festival. MC-ed by Tamim Ansary, other authors include Eileen Cronin, Karen Lynch, and Gordon Young. "Every life is made up o...

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Reading at InsideStoryTime
I will be reading from my book at InsideStoryTime on August 19th, 2014. MASKS AND MASQUES at La Movida Wine Bar & Community Kitchen, 3066 24th St., San Francisco, on Tuesday August 19th, 7.30-9.30 pm, will feature Richard Kadrey (The Getaway God), Novella C...

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Finalist at Indie Excellence Book Awards
This has been a positive month for my book Interplay: An Artist's Approach to Spirituality . In addition to receiving Honorable Mention at two book festivals , I was a Finalist at the 2014 National Indie Excellence Book Awards in the Spiritual category.

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Interplay Received Honorable Mention at Two Book Festivals
Interplay: An Artist's Approach to Spirituality received Honorable Mention at the Paris Book Festival and San Francisco Book Festival this month. I gave the following speech at San Francisco Book Festival on May 17th, given the request to speak briefly abou...

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